Fuerteventura, a Spanish island, is one of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. With1, 660 km², it is the second largest of the islands. The island, with the oldest history has the longest beaches of the entire archipelago, of wonderful fine sand. Only a narrow channel separates Fuerteventura from the African continent. It is a paradise for spending holidays at the beach. There are great beaches even very close to the islands capital, Puerto Rosario. Fuerteventura is an ideal destination for surfers (the island has an important place on the windsurfing World Cup circuit) and for diving fans, thanks to the caves, tunnels, overhangs and rock formations to be found on its ocean beds.
|Population||:||74,983 (as of 2003)|
|Geographic Coordination||:||28°20′N 14°1′W|
Climate and Geography
√ Bus There are some sixteen different bus routes on the island. The buses run to time and are an excellent way to get around the island.
√ Taxis Taxis are quite cheap on the island.
Shopping and Entertainment
With the opening of the Las Rotondas shopping centre in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura has become a shopper’s paradise. Apart from this shopping centre, Corralejo and Puerto del Rosario are the best places to shop. Just remember to carry your passport if you want to use your Credit Card!
About Entertainment :-
- Nightlife : - Corralejo offers many live music venues, which are open until the early hours, as well as many English and Irish pubs. Lively venues can be found on the waterfront, many of which hold themed nights with live music. The Italian Jazz Café is a very popular venue with both locals and tourists and has performances by excellent jazz bands. Caleta de Fuste has a more sedate nightlife scene, but is home to Piero’s Music Café, which is a pub hosting six different entertainment shows including a hypnotist, karaoke and cabaret. Children are welcome provided they are accompanied by adults.
- Music : - Puerto del Rosario is home to many concerts including a jazz and traditional music festival. If you are a lover of jazz, you will be pleasantly surprised at the number of live jazz concerts there are. There are also numerous local flamenco performances at many bars and other live music entertainment such as karaoke.